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Gold Bullion

Learn About THE BENEFITS OF GOLD Bullion

Augusta Precious Metals – an award-winning precious metals industry leader – is proud to present some of the world's purest, most popular gold coins and bars for savers who want to purchase physical gold for an IRA or cash account.

Savers seeking greater control over their savings have historically looked to gold bullion coins.


To be suitable for tax-advantaged retirement accounts such as IRAs, any gold bars or coins must meet certain standards of precious metals purity.

The purity of gold bullion (and other precious metals) is expressed in terms of fineness, the number of gold parts per thousand in a bullion piece. For example, gold coins rated at a fineness of 999 are considered to be 99.9% pure. The small percentage of parts not made of pure gold is a mixture of other metals, including base metals, as well as impurities.

Gold Purity Requirements

Physical gold must be at least 99.5% pure gold to be eligible for inclusion in an IRA, with one exception...

The American Gold Eagle is the U.S. Mint’s flagship gold coin. You can buy it for an IRA even with 91.67% purity.

Allowable bullion coins and bars must be produced by an approved refiner to be eligible for inclusion in an IRA.

Refer to this page on Augusta’s website for more information about gold and silver IRAs.


As with any gold bullion, the value of a bullion coin is based, among other factors, on its gold content and the weight of the coin. Coin prices fluctuate depending on the daily price of gold in the world market. Each mint that produces gold coins guarantees the coins’ precious metal content.

Augusta classifies its products as either Common Bullion Products or Premium Products. Common Bullion Products generally are priced in accordance with the value of the precious metal they contain. Either of the products may increase or decrease in value based on a variety of factors.

Whether you’re interested in buying gold through a cash account or for a tax-advantaged retirement account such as an IRA, we encourage you to contact Augusta Precious Metals at 800-700-1008 to learn more. Our customer success agents are looking forward to chatting with you and answering your questions.

Investment in precious metals involves risk and is not suitable for all investors. Augusta Precious Metals recommends that you consult your own financial or investment advisors prior to investing in precious metals. Augusta is not qualified and does not offer financial, investment, legal, or tax advice. This site and the information provided by Augusta throughout its sales process is general in nature and is not tailored to any specific person, their circumstances, or their financial goals.

Opinions offered by Augusta Precious Metals are its own. Additionally, while Augusta attempts to provide factually accurate information, information presented by Augusta may turn out to be inaccurate or incomplete. You should conduct your own independent verification of any facts or opinions presented prior to making any investment.

All decisions regarding the purchase or sale of precious metals are your own, and should only be made after considering your investment objectives, risk tolerance, and level of experience. Augusta Precious Metals cannot guarantee, assure, or promise future market movement, prices, or profits. Past performance does not guarantee future results. Any investment in precious metals is speculative and could result in significant financial losses.

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